Where We Were in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases and Militar by Michael Kelley, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Where We Were in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases and Militar

Where We Were in Vietnam: A Comprehensive Guide to the Firebases and Militar

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by Michael Kelley
     
 

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Widely considered the definitive resource on the Vietnam War, Where We Were identifies the name, location and provides a brief historical synopsis of every military installation, firebase, landing zone, airfield, port, signal site, vessel and significant terrain feature of the American war in Vietnam. Additionally, includes a substantial

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Widely considered the definitive resource on the Vietnam War, Where We Were identifies the name, location and provides a brief historical synopsis of every military installation, firebase, landing zone, airfield, port, signal site, vessel and significant terrain feature of the American war in Vietnam. Additionally, includes a substantial number from the French War as well. Coverage includes all of Indochina. Currently features over 12,000 entries. Also includes an extensive appendix of Vietnam War research and map guidelines/resources.

Editorial Reviews

Eric Hammel
If you need a fact about the Vietnam War, look here first!
historian, Khe Sanh: Siege in the Clouds--An Oral History and Fire in the Streets: The Battle for Hue--Tet 1968
David Hackworth
It's an incredible resource and will sit prominently among my research materials on the Vietnam War.
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Booknews
Vietnam veteran Kelley presents a listing of some 10,000 firebases, airfields, and warships involved in the American and French war efforts against Vietnam. Entries provide information on names, grid coordinates, dates of existence, unit occupants, dates of attacks, and who constructed the base. Also included are 50 maps of provinces, military regions, cities, terrain features, and military grid zone overlays. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781555716899
Publisher:
Hellgate Press
Publication date:
03/01/2011
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NOOK Book
File size:
14 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael Kelley was drafted in 1969 and sent to Vietnam where he was severely wounded and hospitalized for more than six months. After his release, he obtained an MFA and went to work as a county appraiser, while simultaneously pursuing a career as an artist. His Vietnam-related art has been widely exhibited and he has published numerous articles about his experiences. This book is a five-year labor of love. Michael passed away in December 2011.

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